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The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family Of Eric Garner Meets With Federal Prosecutors

The Rev. Al Sharpton joined Eric Garner’s family members Friday for a closed-door meeting with officials from the civil rights division of the U.S. attorney’s office.

07/25/2014

Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold

Sharpton To Officers In Eric Garner Case: ‘When Does Your Morality Kick In?’

The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.

07/23/2014

A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

4 Emergency Workers Put On Desk Duty In Eric Garner Case; New Video Released

In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.

07/20/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo Credit: Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton, Other Civil Rights Leaders Meet With NBA Commissioner

The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders say they’ve had a “constructive” meeting about racial issues in the NBA with Commissioner Adam Silver.

06/04/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19: (2nd L) Team owner Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers watches the San Antonio Spurs play against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NBA Investigating Racially Charged Comments Allegedly Made By Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being accused of making racially insensitive comments to his girlfriend in a recently published audio clip.

04/26/2014

President Barack Obama addresses members of the National Action Network at their 16th annual convention at the Sheraton New York Times Square on April 11, 2014 (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama Speaks At Sharpton’s National Action Network Convention In Times Square

The group is holding its annual convention at a Times Square hotel. Some major traffic problems are expected in the area as a result of the president’s visit.

04/11/2014

Sharpton on 60 Minutes Overtime

Al Sharpton Gets Testy With Lesley Stahl When Asked About FBI Role In 2011

Although revelations that the Rev. Al Sharpton worked with the FBI surfaced this week, the topic came up in outtakes from a 2011 ’60 Minutes’ interview with Lesley Stahl.

04/11/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a press conference at the National Action Network's Office on April 8, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton On Report Calling Him FBI Informant: ‘I Was Not And Am Not A Rat’

The Smoking Gun website said Monday that it obtained hundreds of pages of secret court filings and FBI memos providing new details about Sharpton’s relationship with the feds.

04/08/2014

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton Denies He Helped FBI Take Down Genovese Mobsters

The Smoking Gun reported Monday that Sharpton recorded conversations with associates in the mob using a bugged briefcase.

04/07/2014

Rev. Sharpton (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Rev. Sharpton, NYPD & Major Retailers Reach Deal In ‘Shop-And-Frisk’ Incidents

Under the agreement, police won’t enter a store to investigate a report of shoplifting unless a store employee has called 911, creating a public record of the incident.

04/03/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio Pokes Fun At Himself At Annual ‘Inner Circle’ Show

Playing before a crowd that included reporters and dignitaries in the ballroom of the Manhattan Midtown Hilton, the Democrat delivered a solid comedic performance by mocking his own tendency to be late and his goofy habit of making fun of himself.

03/23/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Meets With Clergy, Demands Vote For Universal Pre-K Funding Proposal

Mayor de Blasio has called for a tax on New Yorkers earning at least $500,000 a year to fund universal pre-K and after-school programs.

02/11/2014

Shoppers on 5th Avenue. (file/credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sharpton: Retailers To List Shoppers’ ‘Bill Of Rights’

The Rev. Al Sharpton says civil rights leaders met Monday with representatives from retail chains including Barneys, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor and The Gap.

12/09/2013

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton, de Blasio Invoke Mandela At Rally With Rev. Al Sharpton

Soon-to-return NYPD Commissioner William Bratton was making the rounds with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio Saturday, including a stop at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.

12/07/2013

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